Senior Director Finance Regional Operations Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Accounting & Finance   Dubai   70 views Reference: 35318
Job Details

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct regional team business budget reviews and establish guidelines, plans and targets.

Evaluate operational decisions with financial outcomes by reviewing investment spending versus the return and projections.

Evaluate compliance per company finance directives.

Ensure that the SBUs comply with all company governance requirements and government laws and regulations.

Actively engages with Owners and Owner’s representatives in the region and discusses all matters related to the business unit.

Work closely with Owners / Corporate colleagues and hotel teams on preopening budgets and timely delivery of preopening / transition activities

Monitor preopening activities to ensure that the hotels are opening within budget and have clear visibility of working capital requirements and initial trading performance forecasts.

Work closely with corporate/regional teams from other functions and provide financial and business advice and recommendations.

Coordinate with corporate Finance on all finance directives and recommend operations controls where needed.

Prepare and analyse special purpose reports to outline important financial trends in the areas of income, expense, earnings, and asset controls.

Monitor preopening activities to ensure that the hotels are opening within budget and have clear visibility of working capital requirements and initial trading performance forecasts.

Support effective financial planning and management to ensure the organization's financial health and sustainability.

About You

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent from an accredited and renowned University.

8 - 10 years of finance operations experience, preferably with an international luxury hospitality company or a recognized blue-chip organisation.

A demonstrable track record of delivering results including managing change and delivering on challenging financial matters within a suitable business environment.

Experience of working in an international capacity and a solid understanding of cultural and market differences within Europe.

Outstanding inter-personal skills and an ability to connect with people at all levels across all functions to drive successful relationships.

Company Description
Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding and a global luxury hotel company, operates a world-class 6,500+-key portfolio of 26 luxury properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world, from the iconic flagship hotel and timeless pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and lavish Arabian palaces across Dubais Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island and art-inspired dolce vita on the island of Capri. Whether a modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, or a futuristic setting at Jumeirah Nanjing, Jumeirahs name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Beyond its properties and resorts, Jumeirah Group is also dedicated to destination dining experiences, combining the most authentic and diverse cuisines with spectacular settings to create those unforgettable moments worth sharing. With over 85 restaurants across its portfolio, Jumeirah Groups award-winning homegrown concepts including Sal, KAYTO, Shimmers, Al Mare, Pierchic and French Riviera, enjoy an enviable reputation for culinary excellence, with ten featuring in the Gault&Millau UAE 2022 guide. The group also has three Michelin starred restaurants Shang High, LOlivo and Al Muntaha. The health and safety of guests and colleagues remains Jumeirah Groups utmost priority and as such, the group has implemented a series of protective measures across all of its hotels and strictly adheres to each markets respective government directives.